map of new york and relevent citiesDirections to Campus

Binghamton within New York State Binghamton University is located one mile west of the city of Binghamton and is a short drive from major urban centers in New York and neighboring states. A number of bus companies serve the area, and the Greater Binghamton Airport provides major airline service. The university is

  • 50 miles (about 1 hour) from Ithaca
  • 70 miles (about 1.25 hours) from Syracuse
  • 140 miles (about 2.5 hours) from Albany
  • 150 miles (about 2.75 hours) from Rochester
  • 190 miles (about 3 hours) from New York City
  • 200 miles (about 3 hours) from Philadelphia
  • 200 miles (about 3 hours) from Buffalo

Traveling by Air

The area is served by the Greater Binghamton Airport, 10 miles from campus. The university is 75 miles (about 1.5 hours) from the Syracuse and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre airports.

Driving from the Airport to Campus

From the airport, exit the main drive onto Airport Road. Go eight miles SOUTH to Rte. 17 West. Travel west on 17 to Exit 70 SOUTH. Follow Route 201 and SUNY signs, crossing bridge to Route 434 EAST. The main entrance to campus is your first right.


Driving Directions

If you are traveling by a car, the campus address (for mapping software) is 4400 Vestal Parkway East, Vestal, NY 13850. Printable directions are also available.

From Metropolitan New York

Tappan Zee Bridge: Thruway 87 NORTH, then take the Harriman Exit to Route 17 WEST. Take Route 17 WEST to Exit 70 SOUTH. Follow Route 201 and the SUNY signs, crossing bridge to Route 434 EAST. The main entrance to campus is your first right.

George Washington Bridge: I-80 WEST to Route 380 North. Proceed on Route 380 North to I-81 NORTH to Route 17 WEST. Take Route 17 WEST to Exit 70 SOUTH. Follow Route 201 and the SUNY signs, crossing bridge to Route 434 EAST. The main entrance to campus is your first right.

From New Jersey

New Jersey Turnpike North to Route 280 WEST, then take I-80 WEST to Route 380 North. Proceed to I-81 NORTH to Route 17 WEST. Take Route 17 WEST to Exit 70 SOUTH. Follow Route 201 and the SUNY signs, crossing bridge to Route 434 EAST. The main entrance to campus is your first right.

From Southern New England and Downstate New York

NYS Thruway (I-87) to Exit 16 to Route 17 WEST. Continue on Route 17 WEST to Exit 70 SOUTH. Follow Route 201 and the SUNY signs, crossing bridge to Route 434 EAST. The main entrance to campus is your first right.

From Northern New England and Albany

I-88 WEST to I-81 SOUTH to Route 17 WEST to Exit 70 SOUTH. Follow Route 201 and the SUNY signs, crossing bridge to Route 434 EAST. The main entrance to campus is your first right.

From the West

Follow Route 17 EAST to Exit 70 SOUTH. Follow Route 201 and the SUNY signs, crossing bridge to Route 434 EAST. The main entrance to campus is your first right.

From the North

I-81 South to Route 17 WEST to Exit 70 SOUTH. Follow Route 201 and the SUNY signs, crossing bridge to Route 434 EAST. The main entrance to campus is your first right.

From the South

I-81 NORTH to Route 17 WEST, then take Route 17 WEST to Exit 70 SOUTH. Follow Route 201 and the SUNY signs, crossing bridge to Route 434 EAST. The main entrance to campus is your first right.


Campus Maps

Interactive Campus Map

Downloadable Campus Map (.pdf, 249kb)

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Last Updated: 4/22/14